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Volunteer and Community Engagement Coordinator

United Way of Greater Nashua

About United Way of Greater Nashua

Since 1930, United Way of Greater Nashua (UWGN) has worked to improve the community through community engagement. This includes promoting volunteerism, engaging donors, and making targeted investments in proven programs. UWGN is a top-rated charity with Charity Navigator and GuideStar and is the recipient of Nonprofit of the Year 2015 from the Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce. More information about UWGN can be found at www.unitedwaynashua.org.


Position Overview

The Volunteer and Community Engagement Coordinator is responsible for implementing and managing a volunteer service program including recruitment, training and coordination.  This position will be the primary contact for volunteers recruited by working closely with community members, businesses, and other organizations to identify individuals looking to participate in United Way’s mission to build community engagement.

Requirements:

·         Bachelor’s degree or comparable work experience in a relevant field.

·         A minimum of two years’ experience in event planning or volunteer management.

·         Capacity to be self-directed with strong verbal and written communication skills.

·         Familiarity with non-profit agencies within the greater Nashua area.

·         Proficient computer skills to include Microsoft Office and social media platforms.

·         Willing to work flexible work hours.  

·         Bilingual capabilities a plus.

Responsibilities:

Key Responsibilities

·         Cultivate relationships and manage regular communications with local businesses and agencies to ensure there is a sufficient number of volunteers to meet agency needs.

·         Work with the organization’s president to ensure volunteer engagement is well managed and closely aligned with the organizations community impact initiatives. 

·         Match and place volunteers in appropriate positions, clarify their roles, provide orientation and support them through their service tenure.

·         Ensure the program is robust enough to promote repeat engagement by individual volunteers, thereby creating a sustainable pool of volunteers.

·         Track the activity and outcomes of volunteer contributions for reporting to the organizations board and related committees.

·          Mentor the more experienced volunteers to assume leadership roles for key activities such as campaign assignments.

How to Apply:

Email your resume to mapfelberg@unitedwaynashua.org

Job Location:

Nashua

Date Added: May 25, 2018

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